|Date Opened||9/10/2021 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$65,913* - $83,239/year (*new hires to state service will start at the minimum)|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||9/17/2021 11:59:00 PM|
The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
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Note: At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, resume, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated to apply for this position.
Should you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Jennifer Neumann at firstname.lastname@example.org and reference the recruitment number.
In the Department of Consumer Protection, this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in conducting inspections to assess compliance with relevant state and federal laws and regulations.
Inspects premises, vehicles, equipment, products, processors and distributors of food and food products to ensure compliance with state and federal laws, regulations and standards to include Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HAACP) evaluations; inspects products for adulteration, correctness of weight and accurate, honest labeling and advertising; investigates complaints including those regarding fraud and misrepresentation in sale of foods purporting to be produced or sold under a recognized certifying organization such as but not limited to kosher, hallal or organic; secures samples for analysis and testing; testifies at hearings and in court; gathers information and writes reports; may inspect and test commercial scales; may assist in training of new inspectors; may speak before the public as assigned; may assist in performing inspections in other regulated areas in emergency situations; performs related duties as required.
Knowledge of food processing, production, marketing and distribution; knowledge of food sanitation and bacteriology; knowledge of personal hygiene as related to food production; knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; knowledge of inspection and investigation methods and techniques; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to utilize computer software.
Five (5) years of experience in the inspection and enforcement of food laws and regulations OR production and distribution of food OR food bacteriology research OR quality control of food.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.